March 30, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott
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Resurrection.

It’s all right if your starting place is two thousand years ago. But don’t linger there too long. Easter is about what God is doing now. Right here. Right now. Today. An Easter of the past is not much of … Continue reading

March 28, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott
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Washing. Feet.

There was nothing virtual about it. You don’t text a foot washing. You don’t email tears. You show up. You eat bread. You drink wine. Add water. And then a towel. One by one he washed their feet. Dusty, sweaty, smelly feet. Some protested, … Continue reading

March 23, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott
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Palm. Sunday.

The palms mark time. Something begins. Something ends. Full of green juice and life. They bow around the altar like a dozen swans. You hold a single palm branch in your hand and feel the fibers running through the stalk … Continue reading

March 13, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott
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Amour.

          Amour is one of the best, least-enjoyed, and most meaningful films I have seen in a long time. The performances are memorable. The themes are timeless. And the combined lushness of a Parisian apartment with … Continue reading

March 11, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott
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Pope. Hope.

Before the white smoke billows from Vatican City and the bells of St. Peter’s begin to ring, I thought I would share a few hallucinatory, and most decidedly Protestant, hopes for the next Pope, Holy Father of the Roman Catholic … Continue reading

March 7, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott
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Gun. Violence.

I admire people who find the courage to face their pain and then turn it into something productive for society. It’s probably why I admire former Arizona Congresswoman, Gabby Giffords, so much. After nearly two years of rehabilitation (and still … Continue reading

March 4, 2013
by Dr. R. Scott
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The. Dude. Abides.

Okay, this book is not for everyone. Let me say that again. This book is not for everyone. But, if you liked the movie The Big Lebowski or if you have an interest in Zen Buddhism or if you’re interested … Continue reading